Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: May 16, 2020
201912029781 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $48,421 - $69,426
Under general supervision of the Financial Administrative Officer
(FAO) provide accounting and administrative support to the
Performing Arts Administration Unit and the Departments of Creative
Writing, Dance, Music, and Theatre, Film and Digital Production.
Responsibilities include, serving as the department's reimbursement
coordinator; processes general accounting transactions such as
honorariums, entertainment, purchase orders, ProCard purchases,
work orders, and recharge orders. Recharge orders will include all
parking services; coordinates student grants and monitors accounts
of all auxiliary units such as communications, printing &
reprographics and mail services, and provides cost analysis reports
monthly. Act as first point of contact with these campus
departments to respond to inquiries and reconcile discrepancies;
prepares quarterly financial statements; responsible for quarterly
textbook orders and desk copy requests for faculty and teaching
assistants. Manages the equipment inventory program and assignment
of lockers. Processes facility requests and coordinates department
events. Responsible for assisting in the coordination of department
programs including editing and printing marketing materials.
Processes performance and service agreements.
Five (5) years of demonstrated responsible administrative
experience; or BA and one (1) year of administrative experience; or
an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with processing routine financial accounting
transactions in an online environment
Work experience in general accounting and fund accounting and
experience with identifying account variances and researching
discrepancies in accounting ledgers.
Skill in communicating effectively and professionally, using tact
Skill in the use of personal computers and experience with
preparing detailed financial spreadsheets and reports using
Microsoft Excel. Skill in accurate record keeping with strict
attention to detail. Experience in Microsoft Office
Excellent written communications skills, including the ability to
compose business correspondence, edit, and use correct spelling,
punctuation, and grammar.
Ability to function independently and take responsibility for
results; organize workload with close attention to detail; manage
multiple tasks and timelines; skill in independently research
questions and make appropriate contacts for problem solving.
Ability to work as a team-player and establish and maintain
cooperative working relationships.
Skill in maintaining confidentiality in all office matters.
Skill in making appropriate job decisions following established
policies and procedures
Demonstrated experience with the UCR Financial System, recharge
system, and other UCR online purchasing and campus work order
Working knowledge of UC policies and procedures
Work experience in higher education
Experience working with members of the performing arts community,
especially artists in the fields of Creative Writing, Dance, Music,
Experience within a customer service oriented environment
responding to and meeting/exceeding the needs of the customer while
adhering to policy.
Experience in Adobe InDesign.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located
on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern
California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the
vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living
laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing
communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the
arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and
staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse
research universities in the country boasting several key rankings
of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The
Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of
World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151
institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy
precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for
achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the
nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated
UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student
success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named
top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California
campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities
in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and
staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
For information about our generous employee benefits package,
visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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